Are Manners Going Out The Window?

The topic was Modern Manners and I was listening to Loretta Ryan’s Sunday morning show on Brisbane’s 612ABC radio. It inspired me to write this column.   There appears to be a decline in basic social manners. It makes me wonder if […]

Celebrating Seniors Week

As a fully-fledged ‘senior citizen’ I have developed a respectful understanding of the importance of celebrating Seniors Week. Every year, each Australian state celebrates this large annual event for senior citizens at different times of the year. In Queensland our week has […]

Plastic Bags Bandwagon

I call it the plastic bag bandwagon. Everyone has jumped on it; some retail supermarkets are copping it more than others not to mention plastic packaging and every other daily plastic sale from retailers.  It is not that simple and sounds like […]

Meet The Women In Racing

Ready set go! The quiet atmosphere was electrifying. All you could hear was the low deep hum of thirty four Toyota  86 Race Series cars, lined up bumper to bumper like a long colourful decaled train. Exhaust fumes lingered in the air […]

The Loneliness Epidemic Can Be Cured

As we edge into the Australian winter months, it often means extended time spent indoors and for many, a feeling or sense of loneliness.  In 2001 Robert Putman published a best seller “Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community” on […]

Is Passed a Term of the Past?

TV headlines flashed up on the screen “Dr David Goodall at the age of 104 has passed!” “Oh”, I thought to myself, “he has chosen to pass, pass what?”  Okay we all knew he was keen to die on his own terms. […]

How To Spot A Misogynist

Misogyny is stubborn Acclaimed Australian literary author, Tim Winton was recently interviewed on the ABC and expressed his concern on misogyny. He still hears things today, in particular from young boys, that three or even five generations ago would be saying. It shouldn’t […]

#SheReviews Tully

#SheSociety was invited to witness Charlize Theron’s strong portrayal of her character Marlo in a soon to be released movie called “Tully” written by Diablo Cody, directed by Jason Reitman.   It is realistic to the point that it could almost turn […]

Women Connecting Within Communities

One woman’s passion Never under estimate your passion, nor your worth. You will be surprised how one small nagging concept has the ability to bloom into reality and ignite individuals and communities with a renewed sense of self-worth and community pride. One […]

What’s With the Puffer Lips?

I’m sorry girls, maybe it’s my age or maybe I’m too critical and if so please tell me where I have gone wrong. But I cannot in the life of me understand why anyone would want to inflate their lips like a […]

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